On paper the debut feature of twentysomething Iranian-American writer-director Desiree Akhavan seems like a tailor-made Sundance entry: A young Brooklynite with relationship problems, little career aspirations and she’s gay. But Appropriate Behavior has something that no other Sundance title has ever had… Desiree Akhavan.
With striking looks, a dirty mouth, and incredible comedic talents (both writing and acting), Akhavan is sure to be… Continue reading Sundance: Newcomer Desiree Akhavan on Her Debut ‘Appropriate Behavior’ and Dodging Comparisons To Lena Dunham
Despite basically cut-and-pasting a classic Madonna song when she wrote her latest single, Lady Gaga decided to thank a pop legend of a more cracked-out kind at Sunday night’s 2011 Grammy Awards. Now the pop diva of the hour is responding to allegations that “Born This Way” is just a modern-day retelling of Madge’s 1989 [...] Continue reading Lady Gaga Responds To Comparisons Between “Born This Way” & Madonna “Express Yourself”
On Wednesday, Jessica Simpson hit the promo track ahead of the release of her forthcoming holiday album, Happy Christmas, set to hit stores and iTunes on Nov. 22. Eh — it’s no “Where Are You Christmas?” Interestingly enough though, the single is drawing comparisons to another Christmas classic. And that’s not necessarily a good thing. [...] Continue reading Jessica Simpson Christmas Single “My Only Wish” Draws Comparisons To Mariah’s Classic “All I Want For Christmas Is You”